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Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

By Margaret Manning January 09, 2024

One of the best things about life as we get older is that we finally have a little extra time to do the things we love. Having interesting hobbies keeps our minds and bodies active while we transition into our senior years. This is the time…

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Is Needle Felting on Your Hobbies Bucket List? Let’s Get Started!

By Lynn Huggins-Cooper June 14, 2023

Needle felting (also called ‘dry felting’) is a fun way to create creatures, people, pictures – and even jewellery – from wool fibre, using a special needle. It’s an inexpensive craft that makes little mess and can be done ‘on the go’. I’ve been known to needle felt…

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Top 3 Best Travel Hobbies for Seniors

By Sue Rudolph March 09, 2022

In America, Punxsutawney Phil has predicted five more weeks of winter. Soon the snow and rain of the season will evaporate and give way to the sunshine of spring! March through June means more mild climates around the world, allowing travelers…

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Fun Hobbies for Older Women: The Joy of Singing at Any Age

By Ann Richardson November 17, 2021

Do you sing? No, I don’t mean, are you an opera singer, because there are precious few of those. I just mean do you like to sing, for instance, in the shower or in the bath? Or perhaps to yourself as you potter around the house. It is a joyous activity…

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Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening

By Margaret Manning June 23, 2019

Reducing our exposure to unhealthy chemicals can have a positive impact on our health as we age. One of the ways that many women over 60 are looking to reduce their intake of chemicals and unhealthy food ingredients is by starting to do organic gardening in their own backyards. Read More

What Do Women Over 60 Want? Exploring Our Dreams, Hobbies and Fears

By Kari Henley July 15, 2016

Thank you to all of the wonderful Sixty and Me readers who took my survey about some of our hopes, fears and favorite things to do. It was a great way to learn more about this fantastic tribe! With over 160 of you responding, I am excited to share the results with you. Read More

“Graffiti Grandmas” Show that Hobbies for Women Over 50 Are Evolving

By Kari Henley June 24, 2016

If you are feeling in a rut, or a bit lonely, one of the best cures is to try something new. Or, you might want to delve deeper into a creative outlet or hobby that you already have. Read More

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50

By Margaret Manning November 24, 2015

If you have followed Sixty and Me for a while, you may be surprised to see me posting an article on why “collecting things” is such an amazing hobby for older women. After all, I’ve spent much of the last decade simplifying my life. Read More

Are You Aware of the Chapters of Life?

By Alainnah Robertson April 17, 2024

Life is a journey made in stages. Each one presents its own unique challenges, moments of joy and opportunities to grow. Our ancestors began exploring the idea that life is a series of stages millennia ago, the Hindu rishis (sages) being among the first to do so…

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8 Steps for Creating Your Own Road Map for Your 60s and Beyond

By Debbie Hensleigh April 16, 2024

For the first 60 years or so of our lives, we are on a well-marked super highway with plenty of directional signs. Graduate from High School. Go to College. Choose a career. Earn money. Buy a house, have a car, create a life. Maybe find a spouse…

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